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Sep 30, 2010 12:30pm EDT
's going, this expansion will continue. china very the third-largest market for american goods after canada and mexico china has overtaken japan. so these are just incredible. and... incredible developments. >> rose: how many countries is china the largest market for? for example, i think china is the largest market for brazil, right? >> yes, yes. >> rose: a number of countries like that. >> that's right. >> rose: who've bj become a huge market. and the faster you can grow your middle-class-- which is the reason you put such an emphasis on economic growth-- the faster you can grow into the middle-class, the more demand you create, the more you will add to the market and it's... chinese leadership's attitude, it will provide a place that chinese companies can sell to beyond their dependence on foreign markets. >> yes. and if i may say so it's estimated they're about 300 million people who are becoming middle-class. it's a huge group of middle-class people. >> it's the largest move out of poverty on the part of any experience in the history of civilization. >> that's right. and china is going
PBS
Sep 6, 2010 5:30pm EDT
, immigration is a top of the agenda at a meeting of the european ministers in paris, canada and the u.s. also represented. now people in romania are voicing their anchor. -- anger. >> he did not have the luxury of a horse in france, but after six years he had a steady income, gathering scrap metal on a hand- held cards. the french police gave him a bleak choice, leave or be expelled. now he is determined to return. >> many of the roma are expelled from france and come from villages like this one on the far west edge of romania. for years, france has represented a lifeline for the poorest of the port, and that is not a life and they're willing to relinquish easily. >> party has deep roots. many people cannot read and write -- poverty has deep roots. people cannot read and write and have no proof of the land that they own. >> france and other countries have to stop this kind of action against ethnic groups of ramat in europe. -- rama in europe. rahm i have not experienced this kind of action in europe from the time of the holocaust. >> their patient, skilled in survival. when the wind blows ag
PBS
Aug 31, 2010 10:20pm EDT
boomtown of shenzhen. he worked and studied in canada and the u.s. now in his late 30s, he was building a hotel. >> i need to have something tangible, something we can build year by year, a steady business. we feel if we can provide high- quality service with four-star facilities, we shouldn't have any problem getting business. i actually have no experience of running a hotel. from the start, when i knew nothing, to now, i've had to deal with every single detail. we've hired about ten people. and they're all crazy busy. it's very stressful. >> narrator: on top of his job, weimin had new responsibilities: taking care of his parents. >> ( translated ): a little over a month ago, my mom had a stroke. she was a manager at her old factory, but the factory was privatized. so she lost her insurance. that's very common in china these days. >> ( translated ): so it's the kids, in this case, my sister and i, who have to shoulder the cost. so far we have spent almost $6,000. but the thing is, there'll be a lot more to come. because the biggest problem is we have no idea when she'll get better, and
PBS
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. the largest quantities come from india, china and canada. while these ingredients are produced in fact reas overseas that are approved by the f.d.a. , they rarely get inspected by federal regulators. allan coukell , a pharmacist and director of the medical safety program at the pew health group says in the last decade, the number of plants in india and china making ingredients for the american market has doubled at a time when f.d.a. has fewer resources to inspect them. >> if you're manufacturing overseas, you might never see an inspector after the initial inspection at the beginning of your manufacturing process. when inspections do go on overseas, they tend to be much short than domestic inspections. they're generally preannounced-- meaning the manufacturer has time to prepare ,-- and if problems are identified, the agency is much less able to go back subsequently and follow up to see whether the problems were adequately corrected. >> reporter: in 2008, 81 people died in the u.s. after being given the blood thinner heparin. ingredients for its manufacture came from china. heparin is made
PBS
Sep 24, 2010 12:30pm EDT
south america and north america -- canada, mexico and the u.s. >> charlie: organization of american states. >> uniso should not replace the organization of american states. you are americans and we too are americans. >> charlie: do you worry about mexico as a failed state? >> i have a lot of trust in mexico. >> charlie: in the capacity to deal with this level of violence from non-state -- level of violence from non-state actors? >> when they decided to start this huge war against drugs, and always that war is very painful and costs a lot of lives, but i hope that at the end of the day they will succeed, because otherwise, if you don't, i think that terrorism and narcotraffic are very cruel and powerful enemies, and you have to fight them with all the instruments of your democratic system and your state of law. >> charlie: fed by two things. both demand and supply. >> yes, and they have -- they have -- the united states right on the borders, and the main demand for drugs comes from the u.s. so that's another problem. >> charlie: that's our problem to deal with. >> it's your problem a
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